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teen wheel throwing camp
instructed by amy smoot

Join Amy Smoot to create and play with clay! Students will have fun exploring the pottery wheel and various techniques to create functional cups, bowls or mugs. Students will receive instruction through each step of the throwing process from creating to glazing and decorating their work.


This class is for teens ages 13-16. This class has a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 6. If the class does not meet the minimum, participants will be refunded. 


Please email Amy Smoot, Clay Studio Manager, at with any questions. 

Kentuck workshops are non-refundable after the registration closes. If you would like to cancel before the deadline passes, please email or call 205-758-1257. If the class does not meet the minimum by the registration deadline and the workshop is cancelled, all participants will be refunded their registration fees.

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Age Range: Ages 13-16

Dates & Times: 

Session A: June 24-26, 2024; 3:00-4:30 PM

Session B: July 22-24, 2024; 3:00-4:30 PM

Location: Kentuck's Clay Studio (2014 5th Street)

Tuition: $180All supplies will be included

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This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Holle Family Foundation.

meet the instructor

Amy Smoot

Amy Smoot, Kentuck's Clay Studio Manager,  is from Carrollton, GA and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, AL. She received her BFA in ceramics from the University of West Georgia in 2015. While there, she was studio technician and research assistant in the ceramics area. In 2019 she received her MFA from The University of Alabama where she first began teaching ceramics as a graduate assistant. Her practice consists of all types of ceramics techniques including mold-making, slip-casting, hand building, and wheel thrown pottery. 

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